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've got a commander in chief who said he would end the war in iraq in a responsible way, done that, refocus on al qui, key terrorist leaders have been taken off the battlefield, a plan to end the war in afghanistan and he's worked to restore alliances around the world and you've now seen governor romney on the world stage, he's been unsteady, alienated our closest ally, he's weighed in on sensitive international situations without a full set of facts, as they develop, and if you're looking for a strong and steady commanders in chief, i think americans will side with the president of the united states. >> i wanted to also play a little bit of what mitt romney said on taxes on fox today. >> i do believe that we should have enough jobs and enough take home pay such that people have the privilege of higher incomes that allow them to be paying taxes. i think people would like to be paying taxes. >> ben, is that an effective response on the 47% comments? >> well, governor romney certainly talked before about how the fact that he personally tries to pay the lowest rate possible. look, med
honored the fallen, visiting the special section reserved for service members killed in iraq and afghanistan. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington on a day that gives every american pause reflecting on the great loss and our country's resolve. today president obama told service members that the deadly attacks will strengthen and connect us for decades to come. >> when the history books are written, the true legacy of 9/11 will not be one of fear or hate, or division, it will be a safer world, a stronger nation, and a people more united than ever before. >> let's turn to our team here at home and oversees. nbc's ron allen in new york. nbc chief pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski and atia abawi in kabul. first to you at ground zero, talk about the feelings, the memorial, the ceremonies today. >> well, andrea, each commemoration, each anniversary is unique and different, powerful and special, and this one certainly was as well. it was smaller, more intimate, more private and less public if you will, although certainly open to the public. about a thousand peop
. >> you served in iraq. >> i served in iraq. we have 50,000 people return with ptsd, amputees, traumatic brain injuries. we have soldiers returning home, fallen angels. making sure that .75% of the population get a tax break -- the $1 trillion tax break, doubled down in the bush tax cut. versus giving the veterans what they deserve, the .75% of our population, that have served this nation. so at a time when we're returning from war, it's the .75% that's put on the uniform over the last ten years that we should be focused on, not making sure we continue to bust our budgets and get people who don't need it a tax cut. >> now, tonight also kicks off the unofficial primary race for 2016. we've seen a lot of potential candidates and wannabes going to the iowa, new hampshire breakfasts here and there's a lot of talk about hillary clinton. obviously with bill clinton yesterday. what about joe biden in 2016? >> joe biden november 6th. my mom, my entire family, making sure we re-elect the president. look, we have a team we're running against. mitt romney, he said his foreign policy expense -- give
? the iraq war veteran that goes to the va, the student getting a loan to go to college, the retiree on social security or medicare? it suggests romney doesn't know much about the culture of america. the entitlement state has expanded but america remains one of the hardest working nations on earth. the people who receive the disproportionate share of government spending are not big government lovers, republicans, senior citizens, white men with high school degrees. the tax policy center which is nonpartisan backs this up, showing that people who are getting these benefits are largely white people, including the majority of people on food stamps -- >> nobody said they weren't, andrea. >> and income tax credit. the suggestions certainly in what governor romney said -- >> no, it wasn't there. that word freeloader is david brooks' word and the fact is that's not what the governor put out on the table and david brooks ought to be ashamed of himself for recategorizing what mitt romney said that way. let's put this in context. you have an obama administration that flaunts a website, applaud
to terrorists abroad. when it comes to executing our wars in iraq and ending that war and in afghanistan and i think the reason romney is losing so much on foreign policy on who's a stronger leader is because he can't articulate a vision for this country that would put us a in a safer and secure place. >> i'm anxious to see the polls after we get through this week because there's no way any american who has been watching the news and the situation we're in as a result of this emergency is going to have more support for the current president on foreign policy. >> alice are you satisfied because a lot of conservatives are not, with the way mitt romney has handled these foreign challenges this week? >> well, foreign challenges this week? >> i'm certainly satisfied with the fact that he stood up and denounced the administration for sympathizing with those who breached our embassy. we had to wait 15 hours to get an official response from the president on this. >> there was no sympathy from the white house. or the state department for those who -- >> the initial statement was sympathy towards those
soldiers in iraq and continue to do so in afghanistan. before that iranian proxies killed hundreds of american troops in beirut and in saudi arabia. they've turned lebanon and gaza into terror strongholds imbedded a hundred missiles and rockets in civilian areas. thousands of these rockets and missiles have already been fired at israeli communities by their terrorist proxies. in the last year they've spread their international terror networks to two dozen countries across five continents from indian thailand to kenya and bulgaria. they've even plotted to blow up a restaurant a few blocks from the white house in order to kill a diplomat. of course, iran's rulers repeatedly deny the holocaust and call for israel's destruction almost on a daily basis as they did again this week from the general -- from the united nations. so i ask you, given this record of iranian aggression without nuclear weapons, just imagine iranian aggression with nuclear weapons. imagine their long-range missiles tipped with nuclear warhea warheads, their terror networks armed with atomic bombs. who among you wo
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